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July 13 - September 1, 2013From Caravaggio to Guercino. Sir Denis Mahon and Italian art of the XVII century

In the Armorial Hall of the Winter Palace, an exhibition organized by the State Hermitage Museum and the museums of Italy. The exhibition is dedicated to the memory of art critic and collector, scholar of Guercino, Caravaggio and the art of the XVII century, Sir Denis Mahon. Denis Mahon (1910-2011) combined his scientific career with collecting, in his collection are paintings by Caravaggio, Guercino, Guido Reni, Luca Giordano, Giuseppe Maria Crespi and other Italian painters of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. At the end of the life of Mahon put his paintings in museums UK, Ireland and Italy. Exposition was intended by Denis Mahon, about thirty works of Guercino, Caravaggio and their contemporaries from Italian collections, supplemented by paintings from the collection of Italian paintings of the XVII century the Hermitage.
Fecha: 05.08.2013
Autor: Artistsarea